CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

by Nikhilesh De

Civic Inks Deal to Bring Blockchain ID to 1,000 Vending Machines

| Brady Dale

After demoing a beer vending machine at SXSW, Civic is announcing a blockchain identity deal with six suppliers in the automated retail space.

Binance Launches Decentralized Exchange Ahead of Schedule

| Yogita Khatri

Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched its decentralized exchange platform, with trading to go live soon.

Student Gets 10-Year Jail Term for SIM-Swap Crypto Thefts Worth $7.5 Million

| Yogita Khatri

A 21-year-old student from the U.S. who stole over $7.5 million in cryptocurrency via SIM-swap hacks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Bitcoin’s Price Climbs Above $5,500 to Reach 5-Month High

| Sebastian Sinclair

Bitcoin’s price extended its recent gains today, spiking above $5,500 for the first time in over five months.

Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were South Korean

| Marc Hochstein

Crypto exchange Bittrex says New York regulators erred in identifying two of its users as North Korean.

Controversial Oil Tycoon Moves to Shake Up Argo Blockchain Board

| Daniel Palmer

Frank Timis, a convicted heroin dealer and oil millionaire, is trying to oust execs at the London-listed crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain.

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

| Daniel Palmer

Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.

Bitcoin Price RSI Confirms Possible Long-Term Bull Reversal

| Omkar Godbole

With the widely-followed RSI now signaling a long-term bullish reversal, bitcoin may rally to $6,000 over the next month or two.

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JPMorgan Expanding Blockchain Project With 220 Banks to Include Payments

| Daniel Palmer

Investment bank JPMorgan is reportedly expanding an existing blockchain platform with hundreds of banking members to include settlement.

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Bitcoin SV’s Delisting Isn’t ‘Censorship.’ But It’s Still a Problem

| Michael J Casey

The controversy over delisting bitcoin SV shows why crypto exchanges need more consistent standards and rules.